The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 108 74 122
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +48
Permanent jobs citing Lync 32 62 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.35% 2.80% 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.77% 12.53% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 29 52 13
Average salary £40,000 £56,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £44,050 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Lync
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
365 495 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.41% 22.38% 22.52%
Number of salaries quoted 308 399 347
Average salary £50,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.48% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Lync
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Reading region.

Lync Salary Trend in Reading

Lync
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Reading

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync.

1 43 (82.69%) Microsoft
2 25 (48.08%) Active Directory
3 24 (46.15%) Cisco
4 23 (44.23%) MS Exchange
5 22 (42.31%) Windows
6 17 (32.69%) Migration
7 16 (30.77%) MS Excel
7 16 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (28.85%) VoIP
8 15 (28.85%) WAN
9 14 (26.92%) LAN
9 14 (26.92%) MS Office
10 13 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (23.08%) SharePoint
12 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
12 10 (19.23%) CCNP
12 10 (19.23%) SAN
12 10 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (17.31%) Office 365
13 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
13 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
13 9 (17.31%) SCOM
13 9 (17.31%) MPLS
13 9 (17.31%) TCP/IP
13 9 (17.31%) Finance
14 8 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (15.38%) Firewall
14 8 (15.38%) Symantec
14 8 (15.38%) CCNA

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (44.23%) MS Exchange
2 13 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (23.08%) SharePoint
4 10 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (13.46%) Office Communications Server
6 6 (11.54%) Lotus Domino
7 5 (9.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (3.85%) CMS
10 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (1.92%) IIS
10 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 16 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 14 (26.92%) MS Office
3 7 (13.46%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.31%) Office 365
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.85%) VoIP
1 15 (28.85%) WAN
2 14 (26.92%) LAN
3 10 (19.23%) SAN
4 9 (17.31%) MPLS
4 9 (17.31%) TCP/IP
5 8 (15.38%) Firewall
6 7 (13.46%) IPv4
6 7 (13.46%) IPv6
6 7 (13.46%) OSPF
6 7 (13.46%) BGP
7 5 (9.62%) DNS
7 5 (9.62%) Unified Communications
8 3 (5.77%) Ethereal
8 3 (5.77%) Wireshark
8 3 (5.77%) iSCSI
8 3 (5.77%) DHCP
8 3 (5.77%) Wireless
9 2 (3.85%) VPN
10 1 (1.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.77%) Law
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Consultant
2 9 (17.31%) Network Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Voice Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Messaging Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Support Specialist
6 3 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Exchange Specialist
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Support Specialist
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Network Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.85%) CGI
3 1 (1.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 4 (7.69%) EqualLogic
2 2 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.92%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.92%) DTV
3 1 (1.92%) Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (42.31%) Windows
2 16 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Migration
2 8 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (9.62%) ITIL
4 3 (5.77%) Project Management
4 3 (5.77%) Data Management
4 3 (5.77%) Network Design
4 3 (5.77%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.85%) Line Management
5 2 (3.85%) Supplier Management
5 2 (3.85%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.85%) Validation
6 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.92%) CRM
6 1 (1.92%) ERP
6 1 (1.92%) Data Modelling
6 1 (1.92%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (1.92%) Data Architecture
6 1 (1.92%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (1.92%) VBScript
3 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (19.23%) CCNP
3 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
3 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
4 8 (15.38%) CCNA
4 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (11.54%) MCSA
6 4 (7.69%) MCSE
7 3 (5.77%) MCITP
7 3 (5.77%) VCP4
8 2 (3.85%) JNCIP
8 2 (3.85%) JNCIE
8 2 (3.85%) CCSA
8 2 (3.85%) CCSE
8 2 (3.85%) CCIE
8 2 (3.85%) CCDA
8 2 (3.85%) CCDP
9 1 (1.92%) MCP
9 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.92%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (48.08%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.92%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.92%) UAG
3 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.92%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) SCOM
2 7 (13.46%) SCCM
3 3 (5.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (3.85%) WSUS
5 1 (1.92%) Nagios
5 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.92%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 43 (82.69%) Microsoft
2 24 (46.15%) Cisco
3 8 (15.38%) Symantec
4 6 (11.54%) Lotus
4 6 (11.54%) CheckPoint
4 6 (11.54%) HP
5 5 (9.62%) Citrix
5 5 (9.62%) Juniper
5 5 (9.62%) VMware
5 5 (9.62%) F5
6 4 (7.69%) Mitel
6 4 (7.69%) IBM
6 4 (7.69%) Dell
7 3 (5.77%) Avaya
7 3 (5.77%) McAfee
7 3 (5.77%) Blue Coat
7 3 (5.77%) Fortinet
7 3 (5.77%) IronPort
7 3 (5.77%) ProCurve
7 3 (5.77%) Aruba
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